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Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018

Summary
90%
85%
Display

5.1" (12.95 cm)

QHD (2k), 576 PPI

6" (15.24 cm)

1080x2220 px, 411 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.3 GHz + 1.6 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Dual + Hexa Core

2.2 GHz + 1.6 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Storage

32 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP (Primary)

5 MP(Front)

16 MP (Primary)

16 MP + 8 MP(Front)

Battery

3000 mAh

22 h talktime (3G)

3500 mAh

23 h talktime (3G)

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General
Launch Date

March 18, 2016 (Official)

January 20, 2018 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Samsung

Model

Galaxy S7

Galaxy A8 Plus 2018

Operating System

Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)

Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast

yes Fast

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 142.4 mm
Width: 69.6 mm
Thickness: 7.9 mm

Height: 159.9 mm
Width: 75.7 mm
Thickness: 8.3 mm

Weight

152 grams

191 grams

Build Material

Case: Metal
Back: Metal

Colours

Black, Gold, Silver

Black, Gold

Waterproof

yes Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1 meter), IP68

yes Water resistant, IP68

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Dust proof

Display
Excellent
Very Good
Screen Size

5.1 " (12.95 cm)

6 " (15.24 cm)

Screen Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels

1080 x 2220 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes

Pixel Density

576 ppi

411 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v4

yes

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

72.18 %

75.82 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Octa core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, M1 Mongoose + 1.6 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual core + 1.6 GHz, Hexa Core)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-T880 MP12

Mali-G71

RAM

4 GB

6 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

32 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 256 GB

yes Up to 256 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 24.4 GB

Up to 51.2 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Resolution

12 MP Primary Camera

16 MP Primary Camera

Sensor

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F1.7

F1.7

Optical Image Stabilisation

yes

no  No

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

4616 x 3464 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Touch to focus

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 60 fps, 1280x720 @ 240 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Video Recording Features

Dual Video Recording

Front Camera
Resolution

5 MP Front Camera

16 MP + 8 MP Dual Front Cameras

Sensor

CMOS

Autofocus

no  No

Physical Aperture

F1.7

F1.9

Flash

no  No

no  No

Camera Features

Fixed Focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3000 mAh

3500 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 22 Hours(3G)

Up to 23 Hours(3G)

Wireless Charging

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast

yes Fast

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
50 Mbit/s ↑ 450 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 9)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1700 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
50 Mbit/s ↑ 450 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 9)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

SAR Value

Head: 0.322 W/kg

Head: 0.290 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v4.2

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

yes

yes

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Mass storage device, USB charging

USB Type-C

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

Multimedia
FM Radio

no  No

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Front

Rear

Heart Rate Monitor

yes

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, rgbw sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

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